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Findings question the applicability of widely used trauma triage scores to assess older patients

http://www.healio.com/orthopedics/trauma/news/online/%7B0a28723e-d2c5-4516-8119-bae04e32caa7%7D/findings-question-the-applicability-of-widely-used-trauma-triage-scores-to-assess-older-patients?ecp=318F9B42-3E81-E311-ADF0-A4BADB296AA8

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Findings question the applicability of widely used trauma triage scores to assess older patients

October 18, 2014
 
 

 
 
 

Matthew 
Wilson
Findings question the applicability of widely used trauma triage scores to assess older patients
TAMPA, Fla. — A retrospective registry review of trauma patients older than 55 years highlighted the Injury Severity Score as a poor predictor of mortality and the Trauma Score-Injury Severity Score as lacking specificity in its predictability. Read more
 
 

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